Skilled York : Grow your business

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West Offices

George Hudson Room, West Offices

Station Rise

York

YO1 6GA

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An interactive skills seminar and panel Q&A to discuss skills in York with business people and council officers.

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Whether you’re thinking about hiring an apprentice or don’t even know where to begin, join us and our expert panel for breakfast!

At this interactive skills seminar, you will:

• hear from Mike Hawking, Policy and Partnership Manager at Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the value apprenticeships can bring to York’s businesses

• join a workshop session to share your insights into the challenges and opportunities of increasing the demand for apprenticeships within SMEs

• have your questions answered by an expert panel of local experts:

Tiggy Clifford, Partner at Torque Law

Demystifying the process of employing an apprentice

Lisa Green, School Business Manager at Clifton Green Primary

Winner Small Business Y&H NAS Awards 2019

and now a national finalist 27 November

Natasha Palmer, Digital Marketing at Minster FM

Winner Higher/Degree apprentice Y&H NAS Awards 2019

and now national finalist 27 November

Alan Milner, Digital Marketing at LNER

Highly Commended Apprentice Champion Y&H Awards 2019

and a previous apprentice at City of York Council and Make it York

Kelsey Cook, Semi Senior Accountant from Hunter Gee Holroyd

Accountancy degree apprentice, and active member of York Young Professionals.

Bob Watmore, Business Engagement Advisor, York Apprenticeship Hub.

Experienced manager, former training provider and apprentice ambassador.

Timings:

07:45 – 08:15 - Refreshments and Registration

08:00 – 08:10 - Welcome and introduction, Councillor Andrew Waller, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning.

08:10 – 08:25- Key note speaker Mike Hawking, Policy and Partnership Manager at Joseph Rowntree Foundation talking about the value apprenticeships can bring to York’s businesses.

08:25 – 09:00 – Workshop discussion and Q&A session

09:00-09:10 - York Apprenticeship Hub Bob Watmore, the City’s very own apprenticeship guru, will explain how your business can access his free, impartial advice and guidance.

09:10 – 09:15 - Closing remarks Alison Edeson, Skills Manager, City of York Council. Thank you and feedback.

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West Offices

George Hudson Room, West Offices

Station Rise

York

YO1 6GA

United Kingdom

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